Youth ministry

Most of the Mission's programs help people overcome the past. Youth ministry is about prevention.

We're investing in an entire generation of high risk youth in King County, so they won't grow up to a future in gangs.

When we ask youth what will keep them from joining a gang, their answer is simple. They need another way to make money and spend time with their friends. Their answer is so simple, it seems too simple.

Every day, we show these kids love, sharing the lifesaving message of the Gospel with them or helping them believe they can finish school and get a good job.

Each new kid that spends time with us is a sign our efforts are gaining traction; hope is winning.


Summer camps

Kids at summer camp

Sign up for day camps, evening programs and more! We are accepting applications for elementary, middle and high school students. Download our brochure to learn more about our summer programs.

Registration

We would be happy to help you choose the right youth program this summer. To register, get in touch with Christina — 206.432.8443 or creid@ugm.org


Youth ministry 101

We work in neighborhoods and schools with large numbers of high risk students and poor families. By investing in them, we can bring hope and healing to the most desperate areas of our city.

The need is growing, and we're responding. We're even operating a youth shelter in cooperation with a church and other organizations in Bellevue.

We stay busy helping elementary, middle school and high school students with:

  • Tutoring and mentoring
  • After-school programs
  • Athletics
  • Outreach events
  • Small groups
  • Mission trips
  • Summer camps
  • Housing

Locations

For information regarding our Youth Ministry, please contact one of the locations below:

Not sure who to contact?

We would be happy to help you choose the right youth program. Get in touch with Christina — 206.432.8443 or creid@ugm.org


Burien

Lake Burien Presbyterian Church
15003 14th Ave SW
Burien, WA 98166

Staff contacts

Elementary and Middle School Outreach
Alex, 206.439.6445

Related information

Registration for Youth Services - Burien


Des Moines

Marcus Whitman Presbyterian Church
2130 South 248th St.
Des Moines, WA 98198

206.878.2013

Staff Contacts

Elementary Outreach
Amber, 206.931.9600 


Rainier Valley

Youth Reach Out Center
3800 South Othello St.
Seattle, WA 98118

206.725.2432

Services and hours

Drop in Center
Weekdays, 2:30 - 7:00pm

Late Night
Fridays, 8:00pm - 11:30pm

Staff contacts

Elementary Outreach
LaShawn, 206.432.8448

Middle School Outreach
Yasminda, 206.432.8447

High School Outreach
Bronwyn, 206.432.8356

Community Center Programs
206.725.2432

Related information

Registration for Youth Services - Rainier Valley
Registration for Bumble Bee Boxing


South Park

The Mission at South Park
833 S Thistle St.
Seattle, WA 98108

206.971.0727

Staff Contacts

Elementary Outreach
Matt, 206.971.0727


Tukwila

Fellowship Bible Church
15880 Military Road S
Tukwila, WA 98188

206.551.9525

Staff Contacts

Elementary Outreach
Debra, 206.551.9525

Related Information

Registration for Youth Services - Tukwila


White Center

Mount View Presbyterian Church
10806 12th Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98146
206.242.1255

Staff contacts

Elementary Outreach
Shalynn, 206.242.1255

Middle and High School Outreach
Katie, 206.242.1255

Related information

Registration for Youth Services - White Center


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our summer late nights are on Fridays from 8pm to 11:30pm, 7/6/12 – 8/10/12
 

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